Moderation is Awkward

There it is… that word again: Moderation. You’ve heard it countless times, and for some reason, you still don’t feel very comfortable with it. Whether you’re thinking about your struggles with your diet or your exercise program or your secret knitting hobby,  you have probably been told “everything in moderation!” So what is moderation, really? Moderation (noun): The avoidance of excess …

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

There are many reasons why you might not be losing weight. Weight loss occurs when we are burning more calories than we consume through a combination of both food intake and exercise. If either of these components is lacking, weight loss can slow down. With so much information out there, it can be hard to determine how many calories you …

Have Shoulder Pain? Read this.

Shoulder injuries are pretty common. From torn rotator cuffs to torn labrums and SLAP tears, there are lots of way to mess up your shoulder. Most people think that they “tweaked” their shoulder and then went to the doctor. The surprising thing however is that most shoulder injuries can be easily prevented with proper exercise technique and programming. Today’s post …

Glute Training: The Basics

In today’s post, I will touch on the basics behind how to train your glutes effectively. I will discuss why we must train our glutes, basic anatomy, and demonstrate and describe 5 basic exercises you can do to strengthen all parts of the glutes for optimal development and strength. The research I’ve included on this post comes from one of …